Web Journal of Current Legal Issues

The Web Journal of Current Legal Issues (WebJCLI) is the oldest open access legal eJournal in Europe, first published in 1995.  It is refereed, focusing on issues which are topical and important within the field of law. The Journal is currently edited at the School of Law, Queen's University of Belfast.  From 1995 to 2012 it was published at Newcastle University and issues prior to 2013 are now held on BAILII and are available here.  The URL for the journal is http://webjcli.org

Vol 20, No 3 (2014): WebJCLI

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Special Edition

Introduction to the Special Issue on Disability HTML
Catherine Easton


Change and Continuity: A Historical Overview of the Significance of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to Mental Health Law HTML
Piers Michael Gooding
Reforming the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS): What Is It Exactly that We Want? HTML
Peter Bartlett
The Care Act 2014: a missed opportunity? HTML
Tabitha Collingbourne
Placing Disability Law in Context: Recent Developments HTML
Michael Jefferson
Merit, Speech Disability and Discrimination HTML
Philip Leith
Obesity as a Disability: The Implications of Kaltoft HTML
Mark Butler
What’s worth got to do with it? Language and the socio-legal advancement of disability rights and equality HTML
Abigail Victoria Pearson
Welfare that Works? The Universal Credit information technology system and disabled people HTML
Catherine Easton
Autonomous or ‘driverless’ cars and disability: a legal and ethical analysis. HTML
Heather Bradshaw-Martin, Catherine Easton
Disabled Dance: Grounding the Practice in the Law of ‘Cultural Heritage’ HTML
Shawn Harmon, Charlotte Waelde, Sarah Whatley

Case Notes

Does Disability Begin at 40? Karsten Kaltoft v Kommunernes Landsforening (KL), acting on behalf of the Municipality of Billund (Advocate General's Opinion) [2014] HTML
Katy Ferris, James Marson

Book Reviews

Disability and Information Technology: A Comparative Study in Media Regulation Eliza Varney HTML
Catherine Easton

ISSN: 1360-1326